Jerry Leland Gibson

Jerry Leland Gibson, 80, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 at IU West surrounded by his family.

Jerry was born in Riley, Ind., on May 6, 1937, the son of Claude and Elsie Gibson.

Jerry attended Gerstmeyer High School and served his country in the United States Air Force.

He married Emma Kay White on Dec. 28, 1958.

Jerry retired from RSR after 35 years of truck driving.

In his spare time, he enjoyed spending time with his family, attending auctions and working in his garage.

Survivors include his wife, Kay Gibson; son Jerry Gibson Jr.; daughter Julie Garrison; grandchildren Jared (Valerie) Garrison, Sami (Aaron) Smith, Elizabeth (Kyle) Chasteen, Caitlyn Gibson, Megan Langdon (James), Paige Cullison (Derek) and Kristen Cassida; great-grandchildren Jessica and Christian Garrison, Connor and Daxton Smith, Colton Chasteen, Coleton Supurrier, Logan Cullison and Everliegh Mcglaughlin; three brothers, Bernie, Francis and Doug Gibson and two sisters, Karen Conley and Janet Neuenschwander.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Barbara Rowley and Margaret Gibson; and a great-grandson, Taner Morgan Smith.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 at Soul Harvest Church, Cloverdale.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to your local food pantry.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Indiana Funeral Care.